Ovi nets 40th; Caps bomb Jets

The Capitals bested the hottest team in the league Thursday night with a 4-2 win over Winnipeg. Going into their game against Washington, the Jets had posted a 9-2 record since replacing coach Claude Noel with ...

Caps shut out by lowly Islanders

In a game with several thrilling chances, near misses and quality goaltending by both teams, an unassuming third-period shot from the point ended up determining the outcome of the Capitals-Islanders tilt, a 1-0...

Miller, Sabres sneak by Caps in shootout

On the surface, the Capitals 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres, which came in their 13th shootout of the season, was largely forgettable. A mentally and physically fatigued Washington team failed to dictate the pl...

Skinner’s HT sinks Caps in OT

The Capitals marked the mid-point of their season with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night. Jeff Skinner completed his second career hat trick 1:20 into the extra session to give the ‘...

Making Sochi squad ‘dream come true’ for Carlson

“It’s a dream come true,” John Carlson said of his selection to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team. Watching the Winter Classic at home with his girlfriend, Carlson, who said the Olympics had been in the back of his...

Caps notch regulation win over Rangers

The Capitals, playing in the final tilt of a three-game homestand, gave themselves a six-point cushion over the New York Rangers with a 3-2 win against the Blueshirts Friday night. In the 200th regular season m...

Execution Woes Continue in Caps’ Loss to Habs

The Capitals entered Friday night’s game against the Canadiens knowing that the sloppy passing and neutral and defensive zone turnovers that marked their loss against Pittsburgh could not continue. They also ac...

Caps discuss move to Metropolitan Division

From 1998 to 2013, the Washington Capitals won seven Southeast Division titles. That feat, however, doesn’t impress many people. Despite producing two Stanley Cup winners and a President’s Trophy winner, the So...

USA Hockey Olympic Orientation: Day 1

Forty-eight of the best American hockey players are gathering this week at Kettler, the Washington Capitals practice facility in Arlington, Va. Here are a few things Inside Hockey contributing writer Alex Nseir...